Antique Map of the Greek isle of Scarpanto 1574

1574 Descrittione Del L'Isola Di Scarpanto

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By: Tomaso Porcacchi

Date: 1574 (published) Venice

Dimensions: 10.5 x 7 inches (26.7 x 17.8 cm)

This is an authentic antique map of the Greek isle of Scarpanto an its surrounding islands by Tomaso Porcacchi. The map was published in the book L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo in Venice, circa 1576.

This map of Scarpanto exhibits lovely old color. The walled city of Scarpanto and other towns are noted throughout along with s few large mountains. A compass rose, four sea creatures, and a baroque style cartouche add adorn the map.

The map itself is about 4.25 x 5.5 inches on a page that includes Italian text on the front and back.

Condition: This authentic antique map is in B+ condition some light soiling, and a wormhole in the text.

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